FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota district judge is facing a drunken driving charge after allegedly crashing into two parked cars in downtown Fargo.
South Central Judicial District Judge Cherie Clark, who is based in Jamestown, was arrested after officers responded to a report of the crash about midnight Saturday, authorities said.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A map for new North Dakota legislative districts is slowly taking shape, with proposals so far that would create a new district in the Fargo area and a pair in the oil-producing region in the western part of the state.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s attorney general said Thursday that state and federal lawyers need more time to negotiate a settlement for money that the state claims it spent on policing protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Highway Patrol on Wednesday identified the trooper who fatally shot a Montana man following a vehicle chase on Interstate 94 west of Mandan earlier this month.
The patrol said Trooper Stephen Mayer killed the lone occupant of the vehicle, 45-year-old Craig Knutson, of Billings, Montana.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Some North Dakota tribal leaders appealed to lawmakers Wednesday to split legislative House districts that include reservations, a move they believe will increase the odds for electing American Indians to the Legislature.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A state official told a North Dakota legislative committee on Tuesday that the state’s largest and most expensive leased office space is now mostly utilized, after it sat nearly vacant for months when an agency allowed its more than 400 employees to work from home indefinitely.
MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota native and former executive at the University of North Dakota medical school was named Tuesday as chief operating officer of the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library Foundation.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — An executive at the largest health care system in North Dakota said Tuesday that its hospitals in Fargo alone could use up to 300 more nurses to handle COVID-19 cases and is bumping up incentives to try and fill the void.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The developer of an oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park will keep its construction permit active, even after it has faced delays and received two extensions.
North Dakota environmental officials have determined Meridian Energy Group has made enough progress on the $1 billion project this summer to keep the permit active.
PARSHALL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a man walking in the middle of a northwestern North Dakota highway before sunrise Monday was seriously injured after he was struck by two vehicles.
The Highway Patrol says the crash happened about 5:30 a.m.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A three-day symposium in Bismarck to discuss the history and revitalization of the American bison has been postponed due to the coronavirus, event organizers said Monday.
The Dakota Bison Symposium had been scheduled Thursday through Saturday.
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — An overflow crowd of nearly 6,000 fans showed up Saturday to help christen Northern State University's new football stadium, an occasion that ended with a Wolves victory.
The on-campus sports complex cost more than $40 million, which includes the stadium, the Kessler’s Champions Club, locker rooms and Koehler Hall of Fame Softball Field.
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old man shot and killed a woman early Sunday morning after an apparent argument inside a Grand Forks residence.
Police said officers were responding to a call of a suspicious person about 1:30 a.m.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Quincy Patterson and Jalen Bussey scored two touchdowns apiece and North Dakota State blanked Valparaiso 64-0 on Saturday.
Valparaiso (0-2) lost to NAIA Indiana Wesleyan 28-10 in its opener and was no match for the FCS top-five ranked Bison (2-0), who outgained the Beacons 583-185.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota agriculture officials have confirmed a second case of cattle anthrax in Kidder County.
The case was confirmed by the North Dakota State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory on Friday, according to the state Agriculture Department.
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Logan Bonner passed for a career-best 390 yards with four touchdowns as Utah State clawed out of an early hole to rally past North Dakota 41-24 on Friday night.
Bonner more than doubled his passing yards from the 143 in Utah State's last-minute upset at Washington State last week, and matched his career high with four touchdowns.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum said Friday that Joe Biden’s directive that large companies require COVID-19 vaccinations is overreach, and he said he's asked North Dakota's attorney general to look at legal options to challenge it.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A resident of southwest North Dakota over the age of 60 has become the first person in the state to die of West Nile virus this year.
The state health department announced the West Nile virus-related death on Friday.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A tiny section of North Dakota has been dropped from all drought categories, marking the first time since the beginning of the year that the entire state wasn't in some stage of drought.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Regulators told a Minnesota-based utility Thursday that they need more information before signing off on a permit transfer necessary for a financially troubled coal-fired power plant in North Dakota to be sold to a Bismarck-based marketer of wholesale electricity.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Amazon officials say the first day of operations at the company's new warehouse in Fargo will be on Sept. 19.
The 1.3 million square-foot Fargo Fulfillment Center had been under construction for nearly a year.
KEENE, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota regulators are investigating a spill that released nearly 48,000 gallons of produced water and more than 1,000 gallons of oil.
The state Oil and Gas Division said the incident happened Wednesday at a Slawson Exploration well about 14 miles northwest of Keene.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal and state lawyers will meet in North Dakota next week to negotiate a settlement for money that the state claims it spent on policing protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A special law enforcement campaign aimed at seat belt use generated nearly 3,300 citations in North Dakota, transportation officials said Thursday.
Most of the citations, 1,325, were for speeding, according to the Department of Transportation.
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper shot and killed a man following a more than 20-mile pursuit on Interstate 94 in the western part of the state, authorities said Wednesday.
The patrol said the shooting happened at around 8:20 p.m.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota-based Sanford Health said Wednesday it is giving $350 million to a clinical initiative that aims to create a virtual care center to treat people in rural and underserved areas of the Midwest.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Republican-controlled legislative committee on Wednesday began floating ideas for new North Dakota legislative districts, with little option than to shift the political balance of power to the state’s urban areas for the next decade.
NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) — Two people have died and a third has been injured in a highway crash in Mountrail County, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
According to the patrol, the driver of an SUV and a passenger were killed Tuesday when their vehicle left Highway 8 near New Town, entered a ditch and rolled over several times.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota health officials took to an internet town hall Tuesday to promote certain treatments for COVID-19 and discourage use of the anti-parasitic medicine ivermectin.
Ivermectin has a limited scope for human treatment, sometimes prescribed for worms, scabies and head lice.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out the death sentence for a man convicted in the 2003 slaying of a North Dakota college student, saying new evidence shows that the medical examiner was “guessing” on the stand and defense lawyers did not adequately explore mental health evidence.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The idea to split North Dakota's legislative districts in half for House seats hasn't gained traction with lawmakers, but some voters groups say the concept would benefit tribal nations that don't have enough residents to stand alone as legislative districts.
POWERS LAKE, N.D. (AP) — A 75-year-old man has died after a fiery crash in northwestern North Dakota.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol said the crash happened on Sunday night about four miles south of Powers Lake on 76th Avenue Northwest.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) — First came the roughnecks and other oil field workers, almost all men.
Lured by steady wages as the nation climbed out of the Great Recession, they filled McKenzie County’s few motel rooms, then began sleeping in cars, tents, trailers — anything to hide from the cold wind cutting across the North Dakota prairie.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Dominic Gonnella carried 13 times for 135 yards and two scores, and his 75-yard touchdown highlighted North Dakota State's 28-6 victory over Albany on Saturday.
On the first play of the second half, Gonnella broke a tackle up the middle, bounced to the outside and outran the defense to the end zone for a 21-6 lead.
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Otis Weah rushed for a career-high three touchdowns and North Dakota defeated Idaho State 35-14 on Saturday in a season opener.
North Dakota scored first and led the rest of the way after Hayden Galvin returned an interception to the Idaho State 32 that set up Weah's 1-yard score less than three minutes into the game.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's vaccination picture is defined by a vertical line that runs from the Canadian border to South Dakota via Jamestown. To the east, health officials say, the rates are fair to poor.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota has $1 billion of federal coronavirus aid in the bank, and state agencies have proposals totaling almost five times that amount on how to spend it.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) — A utility company in western Minnesota plans to end its investment in a coal-fired plant it operates in North Dakota as part of its push to add more sources of renewable energy.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A lawmaker who heads North Dakota’s anti-abortion legislative caucus said Thursday it’s likely the Republican-led Legislature will seek to pass a measure mirroring a new Texas law that virtually bans all abortions and that the Supreme Court has allowed to remain in force.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Republican Gov. Doug Burgum pleaded Wednesday for North Dakotans to get vaccinated against COVID-19, saying in his first coronavirus briefing in more than five months that hospitals are becoming overwhelmed.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota health officials on Tuesday confirmed 520 new cases of the coronavirus, the highest reported daily total since mid-December.
Officials say the increase in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks is due to the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A prominent North Dakota lawmaker will plead guilty to drunken driving rather than proceed to trial, his attorney said Monday.
Republican Rep. Scott Louser, who is the House assistant majority leader, was pulled over after crossing from Mandan into Bismarck shortly before 1 a.m.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit by the state of Missouri seeking to stop a project that would supply Missouri River water to central North Dakota.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Coronavirus-related deaths are mounting in North Dakota as COVID-19 cases spike due to the highly contagious delta variant.
The state Health Department’s virus dashboard on Friday showed four more deaths, and the ninth this week.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's environmental regulatory agency is moving its headquarters across town to palatial and costly office space in a building that has sat largely vacant after another agency allowed its more than 400 employees to work from home.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakotans are sharing personal experiences and painful stories of loss due to COVID-19 as part of a public education campaign aimed in part at boosting the state's dismal vaccination rate.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Senate majority leader said Tuesday he expects fellow Republican Gov. Doug Burgum to call a fall special session for legislative redistricting, which would give lawmakers as much time as they need to finish North Dakota’s new political map.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota wildlife managers are encouraging hunters to take advantage of electronic map tools that can help them identify private land before they venture onto it.
Map resources, mobile apps and printable maps can be found on the Game and Fish Department's website, at gf.nd.gov.
CARPIO, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a man was killed in a three-truck crash that caused a spill that forced the temporary closure of U.S. Highway 52 near Carpio in Ward County of north-central North Dakota,